“General” in the news

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The Guardian
· Allegations over offshore funds swirl around Spain's former king  
The British historian and Hispanist Paul Preston, who has written biographies of General Franco and Juan Carlos, said Spain’s disenchantment with its former monarch should not detract from the “extremely courageous” role the king played in helping Spain in its transition to democracy.
Washington Post
· Kansas man who raped, killed Missouri teen to be executed  
But Attorney General William Barr says the government has an obligation to carry out the sentences imposed by courts.
· Trump transition agrees to shut down, State Dept. official fined  
Trump for America, Inc., once known as Trump Transition Project, Inc., was incorporated in New Jersey and raised millions for the transition, according to state Attorney General Gubir Grewal.
The Age
· Head of Cecil Rhodes gouged off Cape Town monument  
The statue of Confederate General Robert E. Lee is the only Confederate monument left on on Monument Avenue, in Richmond, Virginia.
Malay Mail
· Transport minister: Cabinet has approved harsher penalties for drunk drivers  
In his reply during Question Time, the transport minister added that the Attorney General’s Chambers have gone through the Bill’s draft and he expects the amendment to be tabled in the Dewan Rakyat on July 17.
· Nearly 100 Breonna Taylor protesters arrested on Kentucky attorney general's lawn  
Dozens of people protesting the police death of Breonna Taylor were arrested Tuesday outside the home of Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron, authorities said.
The New York Times
· Trump’s Falsehoods on Police Shootings, Biden, Coronavirus and China  
The United States has enjoyed “most favored nation” status from all members of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade since 1947, and all 164 countries in the W.T.O., except Cuba.
· Federal Judge Rejects Harvey Weinstein's $19 Million Settlement With Alleged Victims  
New York Attorney General Letitia James, who spearheaded litigation against Weinstein and his company, said her office is considering how to proceed.
Washington Post
· Ayotzinapa separa a las viejas culturas jurídicas de las nuevas  
Un funcionario de la antigua Procuraduría General de la República (PGR) llamó para darme una lección.
Bleacher Report
· Ex-Auburn HC Tommy Tuberville Wins Alabama Republican U.S. Senate Primary  
In the runoff with former Alabama Senator and United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Tuberville, a first-time politician, won 63.3 percent of the vote with 46.0 percent of precincts reporting, per NPR.